Karen Hayden

Academic Title

  • Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice

My areas of interest include girls, women and crime; rural crime; society and law; and cultural criminology. My work has appeared in Contemporary Sociology, Studies in Symbolic Interaction, and Teaching Sociology.

I have also written chapters in the edited volumes “Against Urbanormativity: Perspectives on Rural Theory” and “Re-imagining Rural: Urbanormative Portrayals of Rural Life,” and have two books in preparation: one on society and law and the other on images of rural people and rural crime in popular culture.

  • Ph.D. Sociology Northeastern University
  • M.A. Sociology University of New Hampshire
  • B.A. Sociology University of New Hampshire